Lincoln: Divided We StandSeason 1
The remarkable story of Abraham Lincoln, from his complicated and tragic personal life to his history-making political career and presidency.
- 1. Rising StarAugust 18, 202242minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAbraham Lincoln's life before political stardom, from his frontier roots to his courtship of Mary Todd Lincoln, who pushed him to great political heights.
- 2. Portrait of a LeaderAugust 18, 202242minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishLincoln showed how poignant oration, political savvy and moral conviction could help a lawyer from Illinois ascend from obscurity to the White House.
- 3. A Country on the EdgeAugust 18, 202242minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAs Lincoln, the former one-term congressman, prepared to assume the presidency, the South severed itself from the United States.
- 4. A ProclamationAugust 18, 202242minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, was his motive about moral integrity or military necessity for a struggling Union Army?
- 5. The Dogs of WarAugust 18, 202242minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAs the Civil War ended, Lincoln delivered the most iconic speech and piece of legislation of his career, but at great cost to his marriage and family.
- 6. Hope, Tragedy, the New NormalAugust 18, 202243minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAfter Lincoln's assassination, his wife and the country unraveled. The US was rife with racial conflict, and his death set the stage for Civil Rights struggles.
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